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the future of rural Norfolk

Have your say about the future of rural Norfolk

Norfolk County Council (NCC) and Collison and Associates Limited are working in partnership on a review of the Norfolk Rural Strategy. The partnership is inviting people who live and work in
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The importance of registering a death and organising a funeral in a timely manner

Bereaved families reminded of advice and support available

Bereaved families are reminded of the support available and the importance of registering a death and organising a funeral in a timely manner. Additional support is available to help bereaved families
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new special schools

Two new special schools announce public consultations ahead of opening

Plans are progressing at speed for two new special schools currently being built in Fakenham and Great Yarmouth by Norfolk County Council as part of its £120 million programme to transform
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Budget for investment and recovery agreed

Budget for investment and recovery agreed

A budget for recovery has been agreed by Norfolk County Council to support communities, the economy and the environment. A £439 million net revenue budget, a £102 million boost for roads
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New service from Norfolk Libraries helping families learn from home

New service from Norfolk Libraries helping families learn from home

Families that are struggling with home learning have a new place to turn to for advice and support. Norfolk Libraries has set up a phone line which serves as a first
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Encouraging children's return to school

Encouraging children’s return to school

Schools and academies across Norfolk are looking forward to welcoming back thousands of children and young people from Monday 8 March. Norfolk’s 422 schools are well practised in their range of
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Norfolk libraries to scrap late fees for children

Norfolk libraries to scrap late fees for children as part of post-pandemic reading push

The Norfolk Libraries and Information service have put forward ambitious plans to improve children and young people’s reading skills which have been diminished nationally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ketts Heights - COG media

Funding boost for sports facilities and green spaces in Norwich

The Greater Norwich Growth Board have recommended four new projects for approval that will give local people greater access to sports facilities and improved green spaces in the Greater Norwich area.
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More vulnerable children in Norfolk supported to remain with their families

More vulnerable children in Norfolk supported to remain with their families

A £12-£15 million five-year programme to transform support for children and young people is enabling more youngsters to remain with their families, statistics published recently reveal. National statistics reveal the number
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support vulnerable young people

Multi million pound scheme to support vulnerable young people

An innovative multi-million pound project which will improve support to vulnerable young people was considered by Norfolk County Council’s cabinet in December. Norfolk’s version of the ‘No Wrong Door’ scheme, which
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Norfolk hits top spot for second year running in road and transport survey

Norfolk hits top spot for second year running in road and transport survey

For the second year running Norfolk has come first among its peers in a national highways and transport survey. Over the summer 3,300 people in Norfolk were asked for their views
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Grant scheme launched to provide free expert advice and cash to help businesses Go Digital

Grant scheme launched to provide advice and cash to help businesses Go Digital

A new grant scheme launched in December will enable micro, small and medium-sized businesses to make better use of digital technology through funding and one to one support. Go Digital is
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